Alexander Klippel

position: 
Director, ChoroPhronesis
Associate Department Head and Director of the Graduate Program
Associate Professor, Department of Geography
photo: 
Alex Klippel
interests: 
geographical information science
geographic event conceptualization
behavioral research methods
spatial language

Alex is Associate Professor of Geography, specializing in Geographical Information Science, at the Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University. He is also Associate Head and Director of Graduate Studies. Academically, he is the current Gosnell Senior Faculty Scholar and Faculty Fellow at the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing (SCDC). He is also founder of ChoroPhronesis - Applied Spatial Intelligence.

Alex research interests are eclectic. Topics include, but are not limited to, spatial cognition, wayfinding, geographic event conceptualization, formal characterizations of dynamic spatial processes, location based services, landscape and land cover concepts, crowdscience and crowdsourcing, and featured prominently in recent projects, Virtual Reality and 3D modeling.

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Featured Project: SensePlace3, election edition

SensePlace3 user interface

SensePlace3 allows you to search and map Tweets from and about specific places in the 2016 election cycle. Try it!